If you had to make a list — from memory — of every object, appliance, piece of clothing and furniture item in your home, could you? Marking down every single item in your home can be a tedious task. Read on to learn how to create and maintain a home inventory — plus a few tips to make the process smoother. 

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Before you call in the professionals, read this how-to guide to see if installing a new garage-door opener is a project you feel ready and able to tackle yourself — likely with tools you already have in your trusty garage.

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Because of the high price of electrical work, being aware of the average costs associated with each project may help you budget for repairs. This guide offers a comprehensive overview of what you can expect to pay for electrical repair work.

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Swapping out countertops is a relatively affordable way to give your entire kitchen a fresh new look. What's more, laminate countertops can be installed by a homeowner with moderate to advanced DIY skills. If that's you, read this guide to find out how to get the job done.

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The short answer to whether homeowners insurance covers plumbing is, “It depends.” Policies differ on an individual basis. That said, there’s one thing that is almost universally left out of policies: Preexisting damage.

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